Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Salsa Verde and Tomato Salad
Autumn in Spain is my favourite time of year, Spain is ours again and the Sun still shines the skies are blue, but temperatures are gently warm not hot.
Salsa Verde is one of my favourites I make it far more often than Pesto, it's lighter and brings out the flavour of whatever you put it on. I made this Tomato Salad as a side dish to our Dinner on Sunday, but I often use it on Grilled meats, Fish Vegetables and to die for with Pasta
The secret is the freshness of the herbs and the quality of your Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Don't be scared to vary the herbs, On this occasion I used Basil and Parsley with Olive Oil, Lemon juice and a squirt of White Wine Vinegar and Season to taste and Blitz together with a blender.
With fish I add capers with meat some Dijon mustard. It's vibrant and versatile you could add Garlic, but it can overwhelm the Salsa. The colour is bright and appetising with the Lemony herbs. Give it a try